The 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-class will be one of the mainly technologically advanced cars on the road when it goes on sale presently this year. As well as sophisticated safety equipment, it will be obtainable with all-LED illumination and a system that scans the road ahead and regulate the suspension consequently.
Mercedes says that the car's development focused on the long-wheelbase edition for the first time, due the high quantity of cars that will be sold in this form. In long-wheelbase appearance the new S-class is 21mm longer, 29mm wider and 11mm superior to the current model.
One of the key modernizations for the new S-class is Road Surface Scan, a system that uses a camera to notice bash or dips in the road ahead and immediately adjusts the suspension to deal with it. The system will be a selection for eight-cylinder models; the standard deferral systems are either an adaptive moist system or full air suspension.
Mercedes-Benz says the S-class will be the first vehicle in the world to approach with full LED lighting – in the interior and out – as standard. There are up to 56 LEDs used for each headlamp, 35 for each tail light and roughly 300 used during the cabin.
A range of high-tech safety systems are obtainable. Mercedes' latest Pre-Safe system can distinguish pedestrians or vehicles in front and apply the car's brakes if essential, while there's also a new "belt bag" – an inflatable seat-belt strap that's designed to decrease the risk of wound to rear passengers by plummeting the strain placed on their tease enclose.
Four power trains have been established, even though more are expected to follow. Entry-level S350 edition get a 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine; the S500 petrol model have a 4.7-litre V8.